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Report: 1 in 4 Asian New Yorkers lived in poverty in 2020

NYC poverty report
  • According to a report released by Robin Hood, a New York City's poverty-fighting organization, roughly one in four Asian New Yorkers lived in poverty in 2020.
  • In collaboration with Columbia University, the organization spotlighted the experience of New York’s Asian American communities in its fourth Poverty Tracker annual report, “The State Of Poverty And Disadvantage In New York City.”
  • The Poverty Tracker expanded its data collection in 2020 by sampling Mandarin Chinese speakers to better understand economic disadvantages faced by those categorized as Asian.
  • About 23% of Asian respondents lived in poverty in 2020, which is comparable to the proportion of Black and Latino New Yorkers living in poverty and about twice as much as among White respondents.
  • The organization found that 47% of Asian New Yorkers have faced financial or health disadvantages, especially among those with a high school degree or less, those with limited English proficiency and those aged 65 or older.

Roughly one in four Asian New Yorkers lived in poverty in 2020, according to a report released by Robin Hood, a poverty-fighting organization based in New York City.

In collaboration with Columbia University, the organization spotlighted the experience of New York’s Asian American communities in its fourth Poverty Tracker annual report, “The State Of Poverty And Disadvantage In New York City.”

Evelyn Yang Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted by Columbia University Doctor While Pregnant

Evelyn Yang

Evelyn Yang, whose husband is Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, has revealed a shattering secret she hasn’t even told her own parents — she is a sexual assault survivor.

She’s coming forward now after reading a letter sent to her husband from a woman who decided to press sexual assault charges against an investor in her company after hearing her speak on the campaign trail about how female entrepreneurs aren’t supported enough, according to CNN.